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Chicken meat vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken meat and Bratwurst

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, while Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 99% higher.
  • Bratwurst contains 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Chicken meat. Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Bratwurst contains 3.11mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chicken meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Copper +21.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +790%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +790%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Bratwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 27.3g 12.2g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 239kcal 297kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 7mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.26mg 1mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 130mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 82mg 848mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 2.47mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.066mg 0.08mg Bratwurst
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.213mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 3.11mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.69mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.2mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 4µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.107mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.465mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.485mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 0.81mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 0.903mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.364mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.405mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.464mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.395mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 6.08g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 8g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 1.58g Chicken meat

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Chicken meat Bratwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Chicken meat
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
42
Bratwurst

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 766mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.29g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.